A Rhode Island lawmaker plans to introduce an online lottery bill on Thursday. The bill is modeled after legislation passed in New Hampshire in 2017.
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The Rhode Island legislature is considering online gambling as it faces a $60 million budget deficit this year and a projected $230 million shortfall next year.
MGM gave the Massachusetts Gaming Commission its first look at some of the interior design elements for its billion-dollar MGM Springfield Casino.
An RI state Senator discussed the possibility of online gambling during an interview with local news. But he raises more questions than he answers.
MA Treasurer Deb Goldberg warned the legislature to expect declining lottery revenueover the next two years. Online sales could offset the decline though.